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Pre-Oneg (MMR) 6:00 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Mar 15 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm
 
Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Jul 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
 
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Side by Side July 2019 Session 9:30 am
Side by Side July 2019 Session
Jul 2 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Side by Side July 2019 Session
Emanu-El’s Side by Side program introduces our youngest children (18 months to 2.5 years) to a preschool environment with their parent or caregiver by their side. Our Side by Side program is rich in Jewish … Continued
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Jul 5 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Pre-Oneg (MMR) 5:00 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Jul 5 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
 
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS) 5:30 pm
First Friday Under Five Shabbat Service (MMS)
Jul 5 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Classic Shabbat Service w/Roslyn Barak & Stephen Pearce 6:00 pm
Classic Shabbat Service w/Roslyn Barak & Stephen Pearce
Jul 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
This evening's Shabbat service will feature guest appearances by Senior Cantor Emerita, Roslyn Barak and Senior Rabbi Emeritus Stephen Pearce, who will both share the bima. Rabbi Beth Singer will lead the service. Thanks to … Continued
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2019-07-05 6:15 pm
Simchat Shabbat Dinner 2019-07-05
Jul 5 @ 6:15 pm – 8:00 pm
Monthly festive community Shabbat Dinner with children.  First Friday of the month, 6:15 p.m. in Guild Hall.  Mediterranean food will be provided.Adult Members – $20.00, Children ages 3-10 – $10.00, Non-member Adults – $24.00.Event Signup
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Cooking for Congregants – July 11, 2019 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – July 11, 2019
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Do you enjoy cooking? Participate in this mitzvah led by congregant and former restaurant owner Gail Laghi, and congregant and chef Sari Swig. Together, up to four volunteers make meals for congregants in need. All … Continued
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Bagels and Babies (MMR) 9:30 am
Bagels and Babies (MMR)
Jul 12 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
 
Pre-Oneg (MMR) 5:30 pm
Pre-Oneg (MMR)
Jul 12 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
 
Germany Close Up founder, Dr. Dagmar Pruin to speak at our One Shabbat Service 6:00 pm
Germany Close Up founder, Dr. Dagmar Pruin to speak at our One Shabbat Service
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Germany Close Up founder, Dr. Dagmar Pruin to speak at our One Shabbat Service
Please join us as we welcome Dr. Dagmar Pruin at our One Shabbat service on July 12th. Dr. Pruin is a Protestant minister and founded Germany Close Up, a program that brings young adult Jews … Continued
One Shabbat Service (MMS) 6:00 pm
One Shabbat Service (MMS)
Jul 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
 
Young Adult Late Shabbat (MMS) 8:30 pm
Young Adult Late Shabbat (MMS)
Jul 12 @ 8:30 pm – 9:45 pm
 
YA Late Shabbat Oneg (GH) 9:45 pm
YA Late Shabbat Oneg (GH)
Jul 12 @ 9:45 pm – 11:00 pm
 
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Torah Study (Library) 9:15 am
Torah Study (Library)
Jul 13 @ 9:15 am – 10:15 am
 
Shabbat Morning Service (Chapel) 10:30 am
Shabbat Morning Service (Chapel)
Jul 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
 
Single and Ready to Mingle at Dolores – July 13, 2019 3:00 pm
Single and Ready to Mingle at Dolores – July 13, 2019
Jul 13 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Spend an afternoon in sunny Dolores Park with other singles in the young adult community at Congregation Emanu-El. Eat some snacks, drink some drinks, and meet some great people. We’ll start off in the park … Continued
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SF Jewish Living Volunteer Event – July 21 2019 10:00 am
SF Jewish Living Volunteer Event – July 21 2019
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Come join us for a Sunday morning of connecting, learning, and bonding. YALC is partnering with the SF Jewish Elderly Home where we will be paired with an elder to learn about their life and … Continued
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Cooking for Congregants – July 25, 2019 9:00 am
Cooking for Congregants – July 25, 2019
Jul 25 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Cooking for Congregants - July 25, 2019
Do you enjoy cooking? Participate in this mitzvah led by congregant and former restaurant owner Gail Laghi, and congregant and chef Sari Swig. Together, up to four volunteers make meals for congregants in need. All … Continued
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Passover at Emanu-El

Passover at Emanu-El

Doing your Passover shopping?  Support the Jewish Family & Children’s Service food pantry by buying an extra non-perishable food item that is NOT in a glass container.  A 5-pack of matzo or canned gefilte fish helps a low-income senior observe the holiday.  JFCS food barrels are located in the Temple Courtyard.

Learn more about the Passover holiday, traditions and customs.

 

We conclude this year’s Passover services with the following:

Passover Yizkor Service
Friday, April 26

5:00 pm Yizkor Service (Chapel)
6:00 pm One Shabbat Service

End of Passover Pizza Oneg
Friday, April 26
Martin Meyer Reception
7:00 pm

Please join us for an end to Passover as we nosh on some tasty pizza!

FYI – Our offices will be closed on April 19 & April 26 for the observance of Passover. 

 


The Omer Project

Join The Omer Project, as we gather to count the Omer on different street corners in the Sunset and Richmond districts of San Francisco. Join The Omer Project gathering at the main entrance near the corner of Arguello & Lake at 9:00 pm on Saturday night, April 20, the first day of the Omer.


We’ve got a number of Seders to choose from, including the 23rd Annual San Francisco Multicultural Passover Freedom Seder on April 17 done in cooperation with the JCRC and JCCSF. Please review them all to find the right one for you.

Family Passover Seder, April 20

Adult Passover Seder, April 20

Young Adult Passover Seder, April 20

Attention all Seder attendees!

The Tzedek Council in partnership with Larkin Street Youth Services is holding a drive to help Larkin Street graduates get settled in their new apartments, easing the transition to life outside the structured environment of the Larkin Street residential program. The drive reflects the spirit of the conclusion of the Passover story – settling in a new land after a trying period of wandering.

Please consider bringing any of the items listed below to the temple the evening of the Seder. For further details or to order online, please see the Amazon Wish List or the Target Registry for the items still needed for the 30 Welcome Gift Baskets.

  • Towels
  • Bedding
  • Pillows
  • Small cleaning supplies
  • Laundry hamper
  • Detergent
  • Fun items; Slippers, robe
  • Gift card to purchase items to make the space their own

Erev Passover Shabbat Service

Friday, April 19
5:30 pm
Chapel


Passover Service
Saturday, April 20

10:30 am
Martin Meyer Sanctuary


Family Passover Sederoneg passover
Saturday, April 20
4:30 pm
Guild Hall

This Family Seder is designed to engage families with children. It will be led by Rabbi Beth, Rabbi Fenves, Cantor Luck, and Jonathan Bayer. The Seder will be musical, participatory, and fast-paced with a delicious dinner.

Please arrive at 4:30 pm for registration. The service will start around 4:45 pm, followed by dinner. We will conclude our Seder at 6:45 pm.

(No childcare will be available)

Seating Requests: Please email anable@emanuelsf.org with the names of the people with which you would like to be seated.
Dietary Restrictions: If you have any dietary restrictions please email Alex Nable at anable@emanuelsf.org.

Registration will close at 12:00 pm (Noon) on Friday, April 12th, 2019.  Space is limited and priority is given to members.

Registration is still open!

Seating Requests: Please email Alexandra Nable with the names of the people with which you would like to be seatedDietary Restrictions: If you have any dietary restrictions please email Alex.

Adult (member): $50
Child (member; ages 3-10) $25
Child (member; ages 11-17) $40

Adult (non-member): $65
Child (non-member; ages 3-10) $25
Child (non-member; ages 11-17) $65


Adult Passover Seder
Saturday, April 20
6:00 pm
Martin Meyer Reception

adult seder
Photo credit: Rachel Barenblat
 

This event is for those who want a chance to join in a Seder of discussion, songs, and engagement. This Seder is welcoming to adults and youth who want a full Seder experience and will be led by Rabbi Jonathan Singer. We will follow the order of the Haggadah and end with Birkat Hamazon and songs.

If you have any dietary restrictions, please contact Alexandra Nable.

Registration is now closed. 

Adult (member) $50
Child (member; ages 11-17) $35

Adult (non-member) $65
Child (non-member; ages 11-17) $40


Young Adult Passover Seder
Saturday, April 20
6:30 pm
Foyer

Join other Jews in their 20s and 30s for our annual Young Adult Passover Seder! Nosh on gefilte fish and horseradish! Sing Dayeinu! Find the Afikoman and make a new friend! Led by Rabbi Rodich, Rabbi Mintz and Cantor Attie, this Seder will be fun, musical and all young adults (who register) are welcome. We’d love to have you!

Registration will close at 12:00 pm on Friday, April 13. Space is limited and priority is given to members.

Food will be Kosher-style. If you have any dietary restrictions, please email Alexandra Nable.

Registration is now closed. 

Adult (member) $45
Adult (non-member) $65


23rd Annual San Francisco Multicultural Passover Freedom Sedersider image
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
5:45 pm doors / 6:45 pm program

Join JCRC, JCCSF and Congregations Emanu-El (with Rabbi Carla Fenves) and Sherith Israel for the 23rd Annual Multicultural Freedom Seder at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco.

Our community is a bastion of freedom with a commitment to acceptance, and the Freedom Seder celebrates this with a joyous gathering of friends, neighbors and fellow San Franciscans! During this multicultural and multifaith Sederwe extol freedom for all with songs, storytelling and a delicious kosher meal. It will be a great opportunity to build relationships with public officials, participate in cross-cultural exchange, and honor one of the most important Jewish holidays of the year.

Event is now full. Click here to be added to the waitlist.

Non-member: $40
JCCSF General Member: $35
Children under 12: $15


Passover Yizkor Service
Friday, April 26
5:00 pm Yizkor Service (Chapel)
6:00 pm One Shabbat Service


End of Passover Pizza Oneg
Friday, April 26
Martin Meyer Reception
7:00 pm

Please join us for an end to Passover as we nosh on some tasty pizza!

FYI – Our offices will be closed on April 19 & April 26 for the observance of Passover. 

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